seasonal affective disorder

Comics!

'S.A.D. Lamp,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara figures out a way to power through seasonal affective disorder.
Tara Booth
12.5.18
depression

We Asked People How They Deal With Summer Depression

"The sun is a tyrant. It's a big, flaming ball of 'should.'"
Carson Kessler
7.31.18
mental health

Yes, You Can Suffer from SAD In the Summer

Almost everyone is familiar with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression that is related to the seasons. But most don't realize that 10 percent of SAD sufferers identify the warmer months—not winter—as their trigger.
Elle Griffiths
8.4.17
Daily Buzzkill

Some People Are Specifically Depressed by Summer

The combination of extra light, 80-degree weather, and FOMO can do real damage.
Lindsey Smith
7.18.17
mental health

May Is Your Brain's Favorite Month

Even babies born in the spring are more likely to have an "excessively positive outlook on life."
Caroline Beaton
5.1.17
depression

How Scandinavians Deal With Long, Dark Winters

And what they can teach us about the relationship between our moods and natural light.
Linda Gettes
3.14.17
depression

Great, Now Canada’s Handling Depression Better Than Us, Too

What’re they even sad about?
Dene Moore
2.27.17
depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder Might Not Be A Real Thing, Some Researchers Say

About six percent of the US population reports suffering from SAD.
David Silverberg
1.1.17
so sad today

It Gets Better and Then It Gets Worse

What will I do with this column and my Twitter account if the sadness doesn't end? Do I keep writing about the experience of living with depression and anxiety, and exploring the nuances of sadness forever?
VICE Staff
9.22.16
Science

Your Seasonal Affective Disorder Isn't Real

The winter was bad, but that's because all seasons are bad, according to a new study in "Clinical Psychological Science."
Gabby Bess
3.16.16
depression

Depression-Fighting SAD Lamps Aren't Just For Your Winter Blues

We don't know why it works—only that it does.
Jordan Pearson
11.18.15
Stuff

Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Fake-Sounding Sadness You Can Supposedly Cure By Looking at a Box

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a fake-sounding disorder with a fake-sounding treatment, but they're real.
Mike Pearl
11.3.15
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